And there was Brendon, casting such doubts on the recently leaked image of Parallax from the Green Lantern movie.
Then Michael Bentkover of Warners got in touch. Despite having a surname that must have been hell at school, he's recovered his self confidence and is, well, we're not sure if he has any legal standing, in fact the only title we can find for him is that of Internet Specialist, Anti-Piracy Internet Operations. Anyway, this is what he said.
RE: Unauthorized Use of Warner Bros.? PropertySo that's an actual confirmation then. We've taken the original image down and I've done my best to draw it, to give you an idea of what the character will look like in the movie...
Dear Abuse Manager,
I, the undersigned, CERTIFY UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY that I am the owner or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner of certain intellectual property rights, said owner being named Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. ("IP Owner").
Your website is hosting without authorization images from the upcoming motion picture Green Lantern.
I have a good faith belief that such content is not authorized by Warner Bros., its agent, or the law and therefore infringes Warner Bros.? rights.
Images to be removed are located at:
Green Lantern Parallax image
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2010/11/22/green-lantern-movie-images-including-first-look-at-parallax/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm _campaign=Feed%3A+BleedingCool+%28Bleeding+Cool+Co mic+News+%26+Rumors%29&utm_content=Google+Read er
I have a good faith belief that the materials identified in the addendum attached hereto are not authorized by the above IP Owner, its agent, or the law and therefore infringe the IP Owner's rights. Please act expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material or items claimed to be infringing.
I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate.
I may be contacted at:
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
4000 Warner Boulevard
Burbank, California 91522